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The following is information about last years planned Artisan Trail, which was cancelled due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation

The 2020 Floyd Artisan Trail


Twenty-five trail sites in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains

Artisan Studios


Galleries & Shops


Farms & Farm Stores


Eat & Sleep


The Floyd Artisan Trail Tour features sites across Floyd County with activities at artisan home studios, galleries and shops, farms and farm markets, and restaurant and lodging sites.

Site activities include the sales and exhibit of fine art, hand-crafted and farm products, classes and demonstrations, and talks at sites throughout the county.

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We’re Pleased to Present our Tour Listings

for the Artisan Trail, 2020


* Please Note:  Not all of the trail tour sites have regular

business hours and due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, most are closed to the public right now. Please contact specific sites to discuss visiting

their studios or purchasing their work.

Artisan Studios


1. Abby Reczek Pottery


Shop Handmade Dinnerware:

477 Black Ridge Rd. Floyd, VA. 24091  *

Functional, handmade pottery inspired by the Floyd landscape.


2. Calico and Old Lace


3033 Daniels Run Road NE. Check, VA. 24072  *

I make all things quilted. Quilts, wall hangings, table mats, table

runners, baby quilts and more. I also make quilted clothing.

SPECIAL DIRECTIONS: Easy to find on Rt 615, Daniels Run Road from both 221 and Christiansburg.


3. Frog Hollow Pottery


917 Harvestwood Road. Floyd, VA. 24091

Pottery and Studio Tour


4. Jessie Benson Fine Art


Shop Page:


282 Alta View Drive SW. Willis, VA. 24380  *

Visit the studio of artist Jessie Benson and discover her unique beeswax and oil paintings. See many new works for sale and learn

about Jessie's original technique. Enjoy a spectacular view of Buffalo Mountain. Worth the drive!

SPECIAL DIRECTIONS: Go to very end of Alta View Drive.


5. One of a Kind Studio and Gallery

540-745-6258 (h) 540-250-5078 (c)

182 Silverleaf Road. Floyd, VA. 24091  *

I express myself using many different materials. Melting glass to create lampwork beads and jewelry. Silk dyed scarves, leather bags

and journals, paper greeting cards and collage books.

SPECIAL DIRECTIONS: Franklin Pike to right on Pine Woods Ln., Left of Silverleaf. OR M.M. 152 Blueridge Parkway, to Silverleaf.


6. Out There - Charlie Brouwer’s Studio and Sculpture Trail


268 Akers Road NW. Willis, VA. 24380  *

Constructed wood sculptures, works on paper & work in progress

in the studio, 25 large-scale sculptures on a 3/4 mile trail through woods and field.

SPECIAL DIRECTIONS: From Floyd: Rt. 8 N for 4.3 miles and turn left on Ridge View Rd. In 6.5 Miles turn right on Alum Ridge Rd. for 0.5 mile & turn left on Sawmill Hill Rd. In one mile, turn right on Akers Rd. NW Half mile on left.


7. Parlour Pottery


Etsy Shop:


7164 Conner Road NE. Copper Hill, VA. 24079  *

Proto-Porcelain and Porcelain, wheel-thrown pottery for your home and table. Some handmade porcelain Jewelry.


8. Phoenix Hardwoods




2540 Floyd Hwy. N.. Floyd, VA. 24091  *

Handcrafted, unique furniture & gifts using local hardwoods. Live-edge slab stools, tables, beds, cutting boards & much more!


9. Poor Farm Pottery

Homepages: &

Etsy Shops: &


1405 Poor Farm Road SE. Floyd, VA. 24091  *

Andrea's inlaid and brightly glazed porcelain and Seth's ash glazed stoneware pottery fill their onsite gallery. Workshop tours during the event will be provided

SPECIAL DIRECTIONS: ¼ mile off of Franklin Pike on the right, our gallery and workshop are accessible down the gravel driveway visible from Poor Farm Road.


10. Red Sheep Workshop @ Bird and Hopper Farm


747 Graham RD NW. Floyd, VA. 24091  *

We are large-scale mosaic artists (e.g. sculpture, murals). Our studio is located on our 40 acre farm where we raise heirloom veggies and icelandic sheep.

SPECIAL DIRECTIONS: South from town on 221 approximately 6 miles. Turn right on Laurel Branch Rd. Take first left on Graham Rd. We are first drive on right. Studio is in the barn.


11. River Farm Studios and Glassworks


428 Sowers Mill Dam Road. Riner, VA. 24149  *

There are two studios. The lower level is a hot glass studio making

sculptural glass pieces and the upper level produces guitars, violins and ukuleles (also banjos and mandolins).

SPECIAL DIRECTIONS: From Christiansburg, turn left off of Rte 8 onto Rte 602, go about 1/2 mile, turn right on Rte 617 across bridge, turn left on Sowers Mill Dam Rd other side of bridge. From Floyd, take Rte 8 toward Christiansburg for about 8 miles. Turn right on Rt. 617 (Carriage Rd). Bear right to stay on Rte 617 (white Oak Grove Rd.) to the river. Turn right (prior to crossing the bridge) on Sowers Mill Dam Rd. to 446


12. Sarah McCarthy Pottery


512 Fairview Church Rd.. Floyd, VA. 24091  *

Eclectic, funky, handmade ceramics, and ceramic jewelry. Studio is close to town, near the blue ridge parkway, refreshments served.


13. Starroot Art and Music


Etsy Shop:


222 Milky Way NW. Riner, VA. 24149  *

Starroot Art: Come visit starroot's vibrant studio of joyful visionary

folkart for all ages. Original art, prints & postcards with musical themes, animals and more!


14. Wrenn Pottery

Etsy Shop:


227 Remington Road, SE. Floyd, VA. 24091  *

Wrenn Pottery creates functional porcelain pottery for the home

and table. Located right off the Blue Ridge Parkway at mile marker 153.5. Throwing demos throughout the tour.

SPECIAL DIRECTIONS: Traveling north on Parkway, Remington is a right turn onto a gravel road. Mine is the first paved driveway on the right.


Galleries & Shops


15. Bell Gallery and Garden


112 N Locust St.. Floyd, VA. 24091  *

We feature the region's best arts & crafts, landscape photography,

pressed floral art, hand-crafted jewelry, garden art, gifts, and more. A fun place to shop! Free refreshments. Daily craft and art demos from 3-5 pm. And a plant and herb sale!

SPECIAL DIRECTIONS: Downtown Floyd, near the light


16. Floyd Country Store




206 South Locust Street. Floyd, VA. 24091  *

Delicious, homemade food and desserts, shopping and local handicrafts. Ice cream and soda favorites in the Soda Fountain, and live music throughout the week.


17. New Mountain Mercantile


114 S. Locust St. Floyd, VA. 24091  *

Visit the New Mountain Mercantile and enjoy a Floyd favorite since 1991. The Mercantile features art handcrafted in the Blue Ridge Mountains, and women’s clothing by Habitat and Plume and

Thread. Experience the works of talented local artists, featuring stained glass, essential oils, incense, jewelry, pottery, tie dye, wood crafts, and much, much more!


18. The Maggie Gallery


(540) 745-8000

187 North Locust Street. Floyd, VA. 24091  *

Drop by to enjoy the creations of multi-talented artists in oil, 

acrylic, watercolor, pen & ink and more as well as hand-crafted furniture with wood-burned images, colorful pottery, and many other gifts. Art demonstrations, refreshments, and porch-rocking available!

SPECIAL DIRECTIONS: Maggie Gallery is one block north of the light on the corner of Locust Street (VA Route 8) and Oxford Street.

Farm / Farm Store



19. Mellowspring Family Farms, LLC


788 Tuggles Gap Road. Floyd, VA. 24091  *

Heritage breed animals - Jacob sheep, ducks, turkeys & geese!

Yurt rentals! Visit our BeStillery for farm-made arts & gifts! Bestillery shop open. Guided tours to visit animals and yurts.

SPECIAL DIRECTIONS: Route 8 to Tuggles Gap Rd SW (at the Blue Ridge Parkway). One mile down. Turn at farm sign on left.

Eat & Sleep



20. 5 Mile Mountain Distillery


489 Floyd Hwy. S.. Floyd, VA. 24091  *

Come have a Moonshine Tasting or Cocktail, and purchase a bottle of hand made spirits from the top of the Blue Ridge!


21. Buffalo Mountain Brewery and McDaniel's Tavern


332 Webbs Mill Rd. N. Floyd, VA. 24091  *

Great locally produced craft beer in a Irish Tavern/Pub atmosphere. Indoor/outdoor seating, firepits, games and weekly food specials.

SPECIAL DIRECTIONS: 7/10 of a mile from stoplight on Webbs Mill Rd. N


22. Chantilly Farm


Shop Chantilly Farm Merchandise:


2697 Franklin Pike SE. Floyd, Va. 24091  *

Tent Camping / RV / Lodging / Hiking / Biking Trails / 9 Hole Disc Golf / 200 Acre Recreation/ Picnic Area


23. Hotel Floyd


300 Rick Lewis Way. Floyd, VA. 24091  *

Hotel Floyd offers travelers and visitors a restful retreat with all the modern amenities for a comfortable, pleasurable stay.

Visitor Information



24. Floyd Center for the Arts


220 Parkway Lane S.. Floyd, VA. 24091  *

Community Arts Center with resident artists, formal gallery, gift shop and open studios. Workshops available. Maps & tour information, additional sites, and friendly staff will be on-site for the duration of the tour. Learn more about our creative community and our regional artists and artisans.


25. Floyd County Visitor Center


109 East Main St.. Floyd, VA. 24091  *

Visitor information center opened and staffed 7 days a week. June Tour Info: Maps & tour information. Open all tour days for tour and Floyd information.

* Please Note:  Not all of the trail tour sites have regular

business hours and due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, most are closed to the public right now. Please contact specific sites to discuss visiting

their studios or purchasing their work.

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